The prestigious awards which is in its fifth edition went down on Saturday at the Accra Interntaional Conference Centre Ghana with a host of stars gathered from across the continent.
Nigerian heavyweights like Davido, Wizkid, Simi, Tiwa Savage had all been nominated in several categories alongside the likes of other African superstars like South Africa’s Shekhinah, DRC’s Maitre Gims, Diamond Platnumz, Betty G and Nasty C who have all bagged multiple nominations for a brilliant and consistent year.
Other Nigerian artistes nominated in several categories include Olamide, Mr Real, 2Baba, Falz, Banky W, Burna Boy, Praiz, Patoranking, Mr P, Wande Coal and Kizz Daniel.
But on the night, Davido emerged as the biggest winner as he was crowned Africa’s ‘Artist of the year’ defeating the likes of Tiwa Savage, Nasty C and Diamond Platnumz.
Other winners from Nigeria include Tiwa Savage, Praiz, Mr P, Falz, 2Baba and producer Fresh VDM.
See the full list of winners at AFRIMA 2018
Artiste Of The Year
Tiwa Savage ft Wizkid & Spellz – Nigeria (Ma Lo)
Starboy feat Wizkid, Ceeza Milli, Terri, Spotless – Nigeria (Soco)
Davido – Nigeria (FIA) (Winner)
Betty G – Ethiopia (Wegegta)
Diamond Platnumz – Tanzania (Sikomi)
Kwesta feat Wale – South Africa (Spirit)
Maitre Gims feat Vianney- DRC (La Meme)
Nasty C – South Africa (Jungle)
Saad Lamjarred – Morocco (Casablanca)
Song Of The Year
Daphne – My Lover
Davido – FIA
GuiltyBeatz, Mr. Eazi, Patapaa & Pappy Kojo – Akwaaba (Winner)
Kwesta – Wale
Maitre Gims Ft. Vianney- La Meme
Major Lazer & DJ Maphorisa Ft. Nasty C, Ice Prince, Patoranking & Jidenna – Particula
Nasty C & Runtown – Said
Saad Lamjarred – Casablanca
Sauti Sol Ft. Patoranking – Melanin
Starboy Ft. Terry, Ceeza Milli, Spotless – Soco
Tiwa Savage Ft. Wizkid & Spellz – Ma Lo